Commencement 2022

The BU Law Commencement ceremony will be held on Sunday, May 22, 2022 at 9:00 a.m. at the Track and Tennis Center. A reception will follow immediately after the ceremony across the street on the Softball field.

The All-University Commencement ceremony will take place on Sunday, May 22, 2022 at 1:00 p.m. on Nickerson Field. For more information on that ceremony, please visit this website.


CART (speech to text) will be available via personal phone/tablet during the convocation ceremony:

Accommodations Request Form for Disability & Access Services

Students and guests, please fill out this form to request accommodations for disability and access services. Deadline extended to Friday, May 13.


Updated May 13, 2022: Due to an increase in cases in the Boston area, and consistent with CDC and the Boston Public Health Commission, Boston University is strongly recommending the use of masks during convocations and commencements, specifically those held indoors. The University will provide medical-grade masks for anyone in need at these events. Please be aware that masks are required on all BU shuttles.

Printed Announcements

Boston University School of Law Commencement announcements are specific to the law school’s ceremony. Please note that announcements received with regalia orders are specifically for the All-University Commencement ceremony.

LAW Announcements will be available in the following offices beginning in early March:

  • Student Affairs Office (Suite 503 and 510)
  • Registrar’s Office (Suite 502)
  • Career Development & Public Service Office (Suite 902)
  • Graduate & International Programs Office (Suite 804)
  • Graduate Program in Banking & Financial Law Office (Suite 804)
  • Graduate Tax Program Office (Suite 804)


Law School Convocation

When/Where: Sunday, May 22 at 9:00 a.m. at the Track and Tennis Center, 100 Ashford Street, Boston MA.

Line-Up: All graduates (J.D. and LL.M.) must be assembled no later than 8:00 a.m. across the street on the Softball Field. The procession will move into the Track and Tennis Center at 8:45 a.m. and Commencement ceremonies will begin at 9:00 a.m.

Guests/Tickets: Doors to the Track and Tennis Center will open to family members and guests at 8:00 a.m. At this time, there are no tickets or guest limits for the ceremony. This may change due to health & safety protocols so please check this website periodically for updates.


Immediately following the Law Convocation there will be a reception for graduates, their guests, and faculty  from 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The reception will be across the street from the Track and Tennis Center, under a tent on the softball field. Please be sure to wear comfortable shoes, there will be grass.

Commencement Day Activities

Commencement day activities begin at 11:00 a.m. on Sunday, May 22 with a Baccalaureate Service in Marsh Chapel. All-University Commencement exercises begin promptly at 1:00 p.m., rain or shine. Tickets are not required for admission to Nickerson Field. For more information, please visit BU’s All-University Commencement page.


This website will be updated as more information becomes available. Please refer to the links to left for information about all aspects of Commencement 2022. If you have any questions regarding commencement that are not answered after reviewing those links, please email